Midland Utilities Medal

  • Anthony de Francisci, Midland Utilities Medal, 1928, lead, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. Anthony de Francisci, 1966.51.49

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Anthony de Francisci designed a medal for the Midland Utilities Company to commemorate employees who had saved lives. In this cast lead artist’s sample the nude figures evoke the vulnerability of those who worked on behalf of others, often in dangerous weather conditions.

Title
Midland Utilities Medal
Artists
Date
1928
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm) diam.
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Mrs. Anthony de Francisci

Mediums
Classifications
Keywords
  • Allegory – arts and sciences – industry
  • Figure group – male – nude
Object Number
1966.51.49
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URL
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